|Cabrillo Music Festival: An Interview with Heinz Holliger|
Recorded in July of 1987, during the Cabrillo Music Festival, Charles Amirkhanian interviews oboist, composer, and conductor, Heinz Holliger, who was one of the main, featured participants during that year’s Festival. Amirkhanian begins by getting the Swiss musician’s impressions of the Festival, which Holliger praises for it’s relaxed atmosphere and large and sophisticated audiences, although he does voice some reservations about the concert’s acoustics and wind-flapped tent...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; Classical Music; Heinz Holliger; Cabrillo Music Festival
|Cabrillo Music Festival: 1979 Composers' Round Table|
Charles Amirkhanian moderates a discussion with composers, Virgil Thomson, Lou Harrison, Eric Stokes, Laurie Spiegal, Garrett List & Laurie Anderson. Topics include the role of electronics and amplification in the role of contemporary music; why do modern composers write music that the audience does not want to hear; inter-media performance art; how composing has changed in recent decades; simplicity vs...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Cabrillo Music Festival; Panel Discussion; New Music; 20th Century Classical